At Vancouver-based Talk Shop Media, formed in 2011 through a merger of two smaller public relations firms, the founders say they set goals early on around retaining staff. The company, which today has about 17 employees, has seen very little turnover and works hard to motivate and empower staff to grow with the business. “We wanted to make sure that the team that started with us understood that they could grow with us,” said Talk Shop principal and co-founder Sara Padidar. In addition to a mentoring program, Talk Shop hosts twice-annual staff town hall meetings where they talk about goals and open up the books to show how the money is being made and spent.
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